News and Articles About Family Businesses
Global company's founder says having his children help in the early days gave them invaluable experience.
While 'The Wolf of Wall Street' may seem like a cautionary tale of precisely what not to do in business, much can be learned from Jordan Belfort's story.
Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand.
If you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options.
Unreal Candy's natural treats are a fast-growing success.
Strategies for dealing with family employees who've become too much to bear.
You don't want your family to fight after you're gone, and you don't want the IRS to claim more than is necessary during the transition. Here are a few basics rules of thumb for creating a succession plan.
For some couples, working with their spouse every day can be a dream, but can the business last if the marriage doesn't?
Before you add on that extra project just because you can, realize that you're also playing a risky game of Russian Roulette.
While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.
Investing with friends and family is usually a recipe for disaster. If you're going to go for it, here are some essential legal steps to keep your finances and friendships from falling apart.
There are lots of benefits to having your college-age kids start their own business. Here's why and how you can help them get going.
Sea Tow is a family-run company with nearly 200,000 members and 100 U.S. and international franchise locations, helping seafarers in lakes and oceans across the world.
You know what they say about one man's trash? It's another man's goldmine. Here's the story of how Harbortouch's Jared Isaacman saw an opportunity and grabbed.
In time for Father's Day, successful father and son business owners share how they balance their personal and professional relationships.
If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.
A revealing look at the immigrant family driving Cosabella as the Italian fashion brand creates a new label for JCPenney, experiments with high-tech underwear and expands globally.
In honor of Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are running a business together about how they maintain their both their personal and professional relationship.
Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy?
Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.
A father and son road trip led them to launch a small pawn shop that grew into a nationwide franchise.
The flamboyant new Broadway show about reviving a family shoe business by catering to drag performers today earned 13 Tony nominations.
Working with your family can present some unique challenges and opportunities. Here are four tips to keep you sane.
Thinking about bringing loved ones into your business? Before you take that leap, here's what you need to know to protect your relationships and your company.
Dave's Killer Bread, a Milwaukie, Ore.-based family business, gives ex-cons a second chance.